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DRich19
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How do I find the Processor Serial numbers now that it is in my computer ...without tearing it all apart???

I don't have the box it came in........

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n_scott_pearson
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There is no way to read a Processor Serial Number in software. You can extract information about the processor using the CPUID instruction; there are lots of programs around that can do that.

 

For starters, download and run the Intel Processor Identification Utility. It is available here: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/28539/Intel-Processor-Identification-Utility-Windows-Versi....

 

You could also download and run the Intel Processor Diagnostic Tool. It is available here: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/19792/Intel-Processor-Diagnostic-Tool?product=5982

 

If these don't get you what you need, then you will have to pull the heatsink off.

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